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Shane Watson’s century pulls Australia to 197/5


Shane Watson of Australia celebrates his century with Travis Head during the third Twenty20 international cricket match between India and Australia in Sydney on January 31, 2016. AFP PHOTO / CRAIG GOLDING -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Sydney: Opener Shane Watson scored a superb unbeaten century (127) to guide Australia to a strong total of 197/5 in the third and final T20 International against India here on Sunday.

Watson hit the Indian bowlers to all corners of the Sydney Cricket Ground in his 71-ball knock, with 10 boundaries and six sixes.

Middle-order batsman Travis Head was the next most successful scorer with 26 runs off 19 balls. Left-arm pacer Asish Nehra (1/32) was the most impressive bowler for India. India have already clinched the series with an unassailable 2-0 lead.